Period
to 19 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Banking
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 54 166 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 15.56% 33.00% 18.93%
As % of the General category 32.34% 57.24% 37.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 143 63
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £435 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +31.42% +5.92%
10th Percentile £308 £265 £163
90th Percentile £444 £556 £424
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £18.50 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -60.22% -
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.67% -50.00% +48.15%

Banking is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 167 290 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 48.13% 57.65% 51.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 238 153
Northern Ireland median daily rate £388 £423 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +17.36% +15.20%
10th Percentile £285 £265 £238
90th Percentile £460 £553 £550
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 9
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £19.50 £15.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.81% -7.35% +25.93%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.85 £11.80
90th Percentile £48.00 £38.13 £43.45
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -5.66%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -5 43 £412 -6.36% 12
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Banking.

1 47 (87.04%) Finance
2 40 (74.07%) SQL
3 28 (51.85%) JavaScript
4 26 (48.15%) Oracle
5 25 (46.30%) Test Automation
6 21 (38.89%) Relational Database
6 21 (38.89%) RDBMS
7 20 (37.04%) Java
8 18 (33.33%) Unix
9 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (29.63%) Ajax
9 16 (29.63%) WebSphere
9 16 (29.63%) XML
9 16 (29.63%) CSS
9 16 (29.63%) JSP
9 16 (29.63%) DB2
9 16 (29.63%) RESTful
10 14 (25.93%) Project Management
10 14 (25.93%) Degree
11 13 (24.07%) JIRA
11 13 (24.07%) DB2 UDB
11 13 (24.07%) Spring
11 13 (24.07%) TDD
11 13 (24.07%) Hibernate
11 13 (24.07%) MVC
11 13 (24.07%) Eclipse
11 13 (24.07%) JUnit
11 13 (24.07%) WebLogic
11 13 (24.07%) Struts
11 13 (24.07%) Web Services

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (29.63%) WebSphere
2 13 (24.07%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) RDBMS
1 21 (38.89%) Relational Database
2 16 (29.63%) DB2
3 13 (24.07%) DB2 UDB
4 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database
5 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.85%) QlikView
7 1 (1.85%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Bower
1 13 (24.07%) Cucumber
1 13 (24.07%) Eclipse
1 13 (24.07%) Grunt
1 13 (24.07%) Jasmine
1 13 (24.07%) JIRA
1 13 (24.07%) JUnit
2 11 (20.37%) Selenium
2 11 (20.37%) TestComplete
3 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
4 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.85%) ProC
General
1 47 (87.04%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Front Office
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Developer
2 18 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 15 (27.78%) Senior Developer
4 12 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Test Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) DBA
7 5 (9.26%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (9.26%) Oracle Financials DBA
7 5 (9.26%) SQL DBA
8 4 (7.41%) C++ Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Oracle Financials Developer
8 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (7.41%) QA Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Unix Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) Ajax
1 16 (29.63%) CSS
1 16 (29.63%) JSP
1 16 (29.63%) RESTful
1 16 (29.63%) XML
2 13 (24.07%) AngularJS
2 13 (24.07%) Backbone.js
2 13 (24.07%) Gherkin
2 13 (24.07%) Hibernate
2 13 (24.07%) Spring
2 13 (24.07%) Spring Batch
2 13 (24.07%) Spring Integration
2 13 (24.07%) Struts
2 13 (24.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 13 (24.07%) Web Services
3 4 (7.41%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (5.56%) EJB
4 3 (5.56%) Java EE
4 3 (5.56%) Servlets
4 3 (5.56%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.56%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.70%) Equities
5 2 (3.70%) Replication
6 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.85%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.85%) User Experience
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Unix
2 10 (18.52%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Test Automation
2 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.93%) Project Management
4 13 (24.07%) MVC
4 13 (24.07%) TDD
4 13 (24.07%) Time Management
4 13 (24.07%) Waterfall
5 11 (20.37%) Issue Tracking
6 10 (18.52%) Requirements Management
7 7 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (11.11%) Multithreading
9 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
9 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
10 3 (5.56%) ETL
10 3 (5.56%) Functional Testing
10 3 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (5.56%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 40 (74.07%) SQL
2 28 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 20 (37.04%) Java
4 10 (18.52%) Python
5 9 (16.67%) VBScript
6 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.41%) C
7 4 (7.41%) C++
8 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.85%) C#
9 1 (1.85%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Oracle
2 10 (18.52%) HP
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) TIBCO
4 3 (5.56%) Solace
5 2 (3.70%) Cognos
5 2 (3.70%) Talend
6 1 (1.85%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.85%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.85%) Informatica
6 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.85%) Sybase
6 1 (1.85%) Vermilion